Joe Greene met his wife Agnes at the University of North Texas over 50 years ago. This summer, Joe Greene was back near campus to announce the start of the Agnes Lucille Craft Greene Memorial Scholarship named in his late wife's honor. Agnes Greene passed away after battling breast cancer in 2015. The scholarships will be presented annually to students at North Texas whose parents have battled cancer, with breast cancer "being a particular focus since that tragically took her life."
“Not only the scholarship, but my kids, Major, Delon and JoQuel, they wanted to honor their mother in that way, to put a scholarship in her name at her school that she loved so much, to provide assistance to young people whose parents also had issues with cancer,” Greene said, via Steelers.com's Teresa Varley. “It’s a doubly important angle. It’s honoring her, and helping others. It’s important for me that Agnes, her name will be serving a wonderful purpose at North Texas and students will have an opportunity to extend their education.
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NFL Great Joe Greene and The Greene Family Foundation present: The second annual Nibble & Mingle Fundraiser benefitting the UNT Foundation’s Agnes Lucille Craft Greene Memorial Scholarship.
The Greene Family Foundation along with NFL Hall of Famer Joe Greene have partnered with two-time Top Chef Alumni, James Beard nominee and author Chef John Tesar of The Knife Restaurant, and The Highland Hotel to host the 2nd Annual Nibble & Mingle Fundraiser for the UNT Agnes Lucille Craft Greene Scholarship.
This event will feature culinary creations by Chef John Tesar; chefs from Nick and Sam’s, Dee Lincoln Prime, Common Table, Trompo Taco, Ten Ramen, Cattleack Barbeque and Dot’s. Special guests attending include host Joe Greene and fellow NFL Hall of Famers Terry Bradshaw, Mel Blount, Earl Campbell, Tony Dorsett, Charles Haley, Ken Houston, Rayfield Wright and Randy White. Additional guests attending include former Dallas Cowboy’s player Cliff Harris and former UNT and Baltimore Ravens’ player Zach Orr. As those attending socialize and mingle they will enjoy sounds from a student quartet from the renown UNT College of Music.
Prior to the event, Mean Joe Greene will host an intimate champagne reception sponsored by Steve’s Wine Bar, located in Denton, TX. The reception will take place at 6 p.m. and is available for $250, which includes tickets to the champagne reception and main event. Space is limited with 20 tickets available for the reception.
Artist Jared Emerson live will transform a blank canvass utilizing mediums such as charcoals, oils, acrylics, and graphite to craft an original portrait of one of our special invited guests. This original portrait will be available for purchase during our live auction. Additionally, auction items including:
NFL Hall of Fame package:
Two Hall of Fame Tailgate tickets held at the Pro Football Hall of Fame prior to the Hall of Fame Game
• Two Hall of Fame game tickets featuring Chicago Bears vs. Baltimore Ravens
• Two Hall of Fame Pre-Enshrinement Tailgate tickets held at the Pro Football Hall of Fame
• Two Enshrinement Seats witnessing the Class of 2018 being inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame
Steelers Training Camp VIP package:
• Two VIP tickets to the 2018 Pittsburgh Steelers Training Camp at Saint Vincent College in Latrobe, PA
• Two round trip tickets to Pittsburgh International Airport
• Dinner at the Rogers Center and an autograph from two current Steelers players
• Field level viewing of practice and Steelers Experience
The first two recipients of the Agnes Lucille Craft Greene Scholarship were awarded in the 2017 Fall Semester. Recipients were either survivors of breast cancer or have a parent/legal guardian who has been affected by breast cancer. Join us for a memorable night in support of the foundation and a chance to change a student’s life. The Nibble & Mingle Fundraiser tickets are available for $125 per person or $1,000 for a table of 10.
Register now online at https://www.prekindle.com/event/36932-nibbleandmingle-dallas
June 29, 2018
7:00 PM to 11:00 PM
The Highland Hotel
5300 E. Mockingbird Ln.
For Interviews with Mr. Greene contact:
Delon Greene 972-821-9231 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Our foundation Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/Greenefamilyfoundation/
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